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Penn Medicine Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant- Cardiovascular Medicine- HUP East in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Masters Physician Assistant- Cardiovascular Medicine- HUP East

  • Job ID :95223

  • Job Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant

  • Specialty Area: Nurse Pract/ Phys Asst -Inpatient

  • Primary Shift: Variable

  • Work Schedule: Day Night Rotation

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Address: 3400 Spruce St

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description :

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine has an exciting opportunity for Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the inpatient Advance Practice Team in their busy and growing inpatient cardiology service at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania- HUP East/ New Patient Pavilion.

Our cardiology Advance Practitioners Service (CAP Service) has 2 major sub-sets – heart failure/transplant (CAP-H) and interventional cardiology (CAP-I). The majority of the patients on this service require cardiology intermediate care level of care (CICU). The service is covered by the advance practice providers (NPs/PAs) 24 hours per day/7 days a week.

Responsibilities will include inpatient care for patients with advance heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, status post heart transplant, valve disorders, coronary artery disease, pulmonary hypertension, congenital heart disease, common arrhythmias, structural heart disease including one of the largest TAVR programs in the country, as well as other general medical problems. This position requires a high level of independence but is well supported with collaborative practice and multi-disciplinary practice model. The high acuity clinical practice setting is dynamic, fast- paced, and high pressure. Excellent critical thinking, organizational, and communication skills, as well as strong medical/pharmacology/nursing knowledge are essential. In this role, there will also be a tremendous professional growth potential and the opportunity to participate in Penn Medicine’s tripartite mission of clinical care, research, and education.

Minimum Requirements :

• Master’s prepared ACNP (Acute) or PA

• Pennsylvania licensure as an ACNP or PA-C

• BLS required, ACLS preferred

• Experience in cardiology and acute care preferred

• Experience in working with multidisciplinary teams highly valued

Additional Information :

6 12's in 2 weeks-rotating nights/days with about a 50/50 split and every 3rd weekend

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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